Oh, and the new colonel is Reba McEntire, the first time a woman has portrayed the chicken icon.
What she's part of, specifically, is selling the chain's newest regional flavor, Smoky Mountain BBQ fried chicken. "The pairing of a universally loved music legend like Reba with a universally appealing flavor like Smoky Mountain BBQ makes what I like to call 'Smoky Mountain Magic'".
So we watched the spot and sure enough, yes, there's Reba onstage crooning along as a mellifluous Colonel Sanders!
Reba as Colonel Sanders is the ad campaign we never knew we needed, until now.
"Nothing to see here, folks".
The drag KFC appearance for McEntire suggests that the company is adapting to changing cultural norms regarding what is considered acceptable, even in the South.
'I thought the transformation was really amusing, ' said McEntire, who will appear in the ads until the end of April. She tells the AP she "got a big kick" out of taking on the role; she was asked about doing so in December. "KFC has been a part of my life forever".
People magazine reports the commercials will start airing January 28.
KFC posted the first ad Thursday, and it's already generating a little controversy, with one YouTube user commenting: "When feminism goes too far..."
Andrea Zahumensky is KFC's new chief marketing director who oversaw the ad. She is definitely sweet.
According to Duska, most people who have been sexually active have been exposed to this virus at some point in their lives. Pearls of Wisdom, a symbol aimed at raising awareness of cervical cancer, will also be distributed at the Cork event.
In Afrin, the civilian death toll rose to 28 since the start of the assault, the Britain-based Observatory for Human Rights said. A senior US official said that as of Tuesday the Turks had not been ready to engage in detail on such a proposal.
GDP, the value of everything produced domestically, rose at an annualized rate of 2.6% from October through December. But despite this better-than-expected figure, overall, 2017 saw Britain record the slowest growth for five years.
For the hundreds of people marching through campus chanting "time's up MSU", the resignation of former president Lou Anna K. The NCAA announced this week it planned to investigate the Michigan State athletic department amid the Nassar revelations.
While her legal name is Stephanie Clifford , she is known more popularly by her alias " Stormy Daniels ". He said: " President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms Daniels ".
Common Data , like the Operating System's name, the Version, Device ID, Device Class, Diagnostic level selection and so on. There is some usage data collected, specifically pertaining to the apps and services you use, but not actual content.
Croat Cilic , the sixth seed, said it was "sad" to win in such a way but added that "I played great tennis, very high level". Training with one of the world's best players only helped Edmund . "It is an fantastic feeling", beamed Edmund courtside.
A Princeton University graduate, Powell was a lawyer in NY before he joined the investment bank Dillon Reed & Co.in 1984. But the tax cut could also force the Fed to raise rates faster if it stimulates the economy further.
Australians will see another lunar eclipse in July this year, when the Earth, sun and moon come together again in ideal alignment. The last time there was a blue moon total lunar eclipse was December 30, 1982, but that one was not visible in North America.
White House Special Counsel Ty Cobb later qualified the president's remarks, telling ABC News that Mr. Mr Trump said he "would like to do it as soon as possible. subject to my lawyers and all of that".
New York City to host 2018 GRAMMYs 15 years after
This is also one of the most diverse lists of artists nominated between the categories Album, Record and Song of the Year . The GRAMMYs stage has seen plenty of powerful pairings, including Elton John and Eminem's collaboration in 2001.